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The Case of Lizzie Borden: The Amanda Knox of 1890

by Claudine Zap
A sensational trial covered by a hungry media. A bloody murder scene that involved a sharp, brutal blade, and then a surprising acquittal of an alleged “killer girl” who captured the nation’s attention. Sounds like the trial in Italy and recent acquittal of American-abroad student Amanda Knox for the sexual assault and murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher. But this case happened over 100 years ago, to one Lizzie Borden. News that Amanda Knox’s murder conviction had been overturned caused Web searches to surge around the similar story. As a┬áCNN blog put it, there’s nothing like the mashup

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